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Home Directories Are Created with Incorrect Permissions

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When you select multiple users in User Manager for Domains on TerminalServer and select Properties/Profile/Terminal Server Home Directory/ Connect X: to \\SERVERNAME\SHARE\%USERNAME%, after you click OK, the user'shome directories are created with incorrect permissions. The user's homedirectories will have Everyone - Full Control and System - Full Control.
An administrator currently must manually change permissions on user's homedirectories created this way. This problem only appears when multiple usersare selected, not when selecting an individual user.
If users home directories are created individually, permissions will be setcorrectly. The user's home directories will have Administrators - SpecialAccess, System - Full Control, and %username% - Full Control.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
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Article ID: 192164 - Last Review: 10/10/2013 20:50:29 - Revision: 1.2

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